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Application of Lotka’s Law in Bell’s palsy (facial paralysis) research output during 2004 -2018

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This paper examines the validity of Lotka’s law of scientific publication productivity of thearticles published on Bell’s palsy disease during 2004-2018. Data for this analysis was retrievedfrom WOS data base of Clarivate analytics. In this study, the straight and complete count ofauthorship was used. A total of 4039 articles along with 3384 and 14517 authors wereidentified by using straight and complete count method of authorship respectively. K-S goodnessof- fit statistical test were employed to verify the applicability of Lotka’s law. The resultsshowed that, Lotka’s law fits with the data of straight count of authors. While this law doesn’tfind fits to complete count authorships. Hence, it is concluded that Lotka’s law partially fits withBell’s palsy literature.
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hal-02292933 , version 1 (20-09-2019)

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K.T. Naheem, P. Sivaraman, Govindaraj Saravanan. Application of Lotka’s Law in Bell’s palsy (facial paralysis) research output during 2004 -2018. Library Philosophy and Practice, 2019, pp.2892. ⟨hal-02292933⟩
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